Talk about your good news and bad news: After 50 years, the fabled Berliner Ensemble finally makes its U.S. debut --- but it's as a last act before the existing company disbands. (Claus Peymann…
Martina Gedeck confirms her position as German cinema's class act in light comedy with "It's All Bob," a funny, well-acted and highly engaging commercial movie about a flashy Frankfurt Lothario…
A noticeable drop in attendance and a paucity of star power was balanced by an improvement in the quality of movies screened at the 34th Karlovy Vary film fest.
The people and outrageous events surrounding the ownership and licensing of the S.S. Titanic are enough to make James Cameron's Oscar speech seem downright humble. In fact, the numerous legal battles…
Expanding its network of U.S. partners, Munich-based entertainment house Kinowelt has acquired rights to four titles produced by Beacon Pictures.
Jason Kay and his London-based funk band Jamiroquai treated a near-full Greek to a 105-minute retro dance party Wednesday that was heavy on familiar-sounding, Stevie Wonder-approved melodies and…
Russia's 21st Moscow Film Fest will unspool July 19-29 in a slimmer format. Alexander Golutva, head of government funding body Goskino, said at a press conference on July 7 that state coin for fest…
It's debatable whether the Geffen Playhouse ought to be resurrecting old George Kaufman comedies, but either way, director John Rando's deft new production emerges as a model of how to do it. Under…
Alan J. Pakula's 1971 thriller "Klute" will be the first honoree of the WinStar Classic Tribute, which will bow this fall at the Gotham Awards, which are held during the IFP's Independent Feature…
In a gutsy move that seems to fly in the face of conventional wisdom, Newmarket Capital Group and exec Barry Brooker are forming a new homevid distribution company, Mercury Home Entertainment.
Lewis Colick, writer of "October Sky," the true story of a miner's son who becomes a rocket scientist, won the Humanitas Prize for a feature film that "enriches and enlightens" the audience.